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973.420.0861

Address

PO BOX 1494 Newark, NJ 07101

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BECOME AN INTERN

SPRING SEXUALITY EDUCATOR INTERNSHIP

Masakhane Center is seeking passionate, motivated people to join our education team! Sexuality Educators work in the Newark, NJ community providing sex positive education to young people in schools and youth organizations. Sexuality Educators receive extensive training on a variety of sexuality topics and workshop facilitation techniques. While this internship position is unpaid, all educators are given real world, hands-on experience in the non-profit world and sexuality education field, and the responsibility to manage substantive projects.

*Spanish-speaking folx, folx with disabilities, Black and Latinx people, trans and gender non-binary folx are all strongly encouraged to apply.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Facilitate sexuality workshops at local schools and community-based organizations.

  • Work with youth to create tailor-made sexuality education workshops for their programs.

  • Create and execute a significant project that utilizes current skills and interests, and are in line with Masakhane’s needs.

  • Assist with social media planning and daily posting.

  • Assist in street outreach and health fairs, as needed.

  • Assist in the occasional planning and execution of special events.

SPRING 2020 INTERNSHIP SCHEDULE

The first month of the internship includes extensive training on a variety of sexuality education topics, workshop planning and public speaking.

  • January 7, 2020 – May 14, 2020

  • Schedule A: Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays (8:00 am – 3:00 pm)

  • Schedule B: Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays (11:00 am – 6:00 pm)

WE ARE SEEKING PEOPLE WHO CAN...

  • Advocate for sex positive education and racial and reproductive justice.

  • Advocate for the rights of people marginalized for their orientations, gender alignments and/or expressions.

  • Travel throughout Newark. Current and former Newark residents preferred.

  • Manage their time well.

  • Be responsible and reliable.

  • Demonstrate creativity.

  • Work within a team and independently.

 

*Spanish-speaking folx, folx with disabilities, Black and Latinx people, trans and gender non-binary folx are all strongly encouraged to apply.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. You may apply by submitting an application (below). Only those selected for an interview are contacted (usually within 48 hours).  

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SUMMER 2020 SEXUALITY EDUCATOR INTERNSHIP

Masakhane Center is seeking passionate, motivated people to join our education team! This summer program is specifically designed for creative people to work on sexuality education programming through a variety of artistic and/or inventive projects. We are looking for young people who can facilitate sexuality education workshops, and assist our organization in one of the following categories:

  • Curriculum Development

  • Creating Zines

  • Creating short educational and social media videos

  • Photography

  • Poetry

  • Spoken Word

  • Special Event Planning

 

Interns receive extensive training on a variety of sexuality topics and public speaking skills. This summer program is unpaid, but provides travel reimbursement. In addition, all educators are given real world, hands-on experience in the non-profit world and sexuality education field.

 

SCHEDULE

All summer interns must be available to work Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

  • June 30, 2020 – August 20, 2020 (High School Interns Only)

  • May 26, 2020 – August 20, 2020

  • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

 

WE ARE SEEKING PEOPLE WHO CAN…

  • Advocate for sex positive education and racial and reproductive justice.

  • Advocate for the rights of people marginalized for their orientations, gender alignments and/or expressions.

  • Travel throughout Newark. Must be a current or former resident of Newark or any surrounding community.

  • Manage their time well.

  • Be responsible and reliable.

  • Demonstrate creativity.

  • Work within a team and independently.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. You may apply by submitting an application (below). Only those selected for an interview are contacted (usually within 48 hours).